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Best Places To Live In Chapel Hill, NC

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  • Chapel Hill, NC
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 59,005
  • There is no better place to live in the triangle. Honestly. The school system is second to none, the food culture is outstanding, there is a ton of stuff to do, and the people are mostly accepting of all
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score87
  • Cary, NC
  • 16.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 155,822
  • The I Love Kickboxing gym in Cary NC is amazing!!! The trainers are skilled, motivating, and make me feel like even I can do it!!! The other gym members are a great community of support as well. I am
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  • Morrisville, NC
  • 12.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 22,600
  • The city wraps in in the loving arms of charming, beautiful Southern architecture and trees that offer shade for a peaceful walk almost any time of the year. Summers can get a bit hot, but it's not
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  • Apex, NC
  • 16.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 43,893
  • For me, living in Apex, North Carolina and working as a research assistant is a quite compatible combination. Many find Apex neighborhoods to each be best areas in the city. I have a small house near
86
  • Holly Springs, NC
  • 22 miles away (City)
  • Population: 30,126
  • For the past 4 years, I have enjoyed my time living in Holly Springs, North Carolina a clean and excellent community in the suburbs of Raleigh, North Carolina. Holly Springs is a multicultural suburb
84
  • Carrboro, NC
  • 2.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 20,867
  • Carrboro has everything I've ever wanted in a small town, but with access to nice cities all around. First, understand Carrboro itself. Living in Carrboro, NC is one of the most charming ways to enjoy
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  • Northwest, Raleigh, NC
  • 16.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 81,974
79
  • Hillsborough, NC
  • 10.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,428
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  • Fearrington Village, NC
  • 9.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,984
  • The central village of this community has a great bookstore and nice outdoor beer garden with live music. Gardens in village are lovely. Folk art and animals are unique and fun. The sandwich and coffee
74
  • Swepsonville, NC
  • 19.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,348
74
  • Woodlawn, NC
  • 19.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 833
74
  • Saxapahaw, NC
  • 15.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,314
73
  • West, Raleigh, NC
  • 21 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 37,998
72
  • Mebane, NC
  • 17.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 13,592
  • Located in between the cities of Greensboro and Durham is the town that I call home, Mebane, North Carolina. This area is exceptional and offers something for everyone who lives here. It is a charming
71
  • Pittsboro, NC
  • 15.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,058
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  • Durham, NC
  • 8.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 251,761
  • I don't know what all the hub bub is about but I personally feel Durham is over rated. First off the amenities here are limited. Looking at the list on this site they listed the children's museum
71
  • Rougemont, NC
  • 20.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 807
69
  • Butner, NC
  • 21.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,692
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  • Green Level, NC
  • 21.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,907
65
  • Graham, NC
  • 21.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 14,506
  • Graham is a small town that is part of Burlington, NC. Even though it's smaller, there are quite a few things to do in the area, and Burlington is a short distance away, which means that I can easily
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  • Gorman, NC
  • 15.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 941
62
  • Stem, NC
  • 25.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,023
61
  • Haw River, NC
  • 21.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,634
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  • Efland, NC
  • 12.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 768

Listed above are the best places to live in Chapel Hill, NC for 2018. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Chapel Hill, NC, followed by the best places to live near Chapel Hill, NC, sorted by Livability Score.

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